The 26th Annual Seaside Boat Show hosted hundreds of vendors last weekend during its annual holiday show. One of the exhibitors was Barefoot Books, a distributor of unique and inspirational children’s books. Above, Barefoot Books stallholder Pamella A. Russell of Berlin is pictured with Martha Todd of Ocean Pines. Photo by Patsy Bell
Ocean City attorney Raymond C. Shockley has been named the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s (CFES) 2009 Professional Advisor of the Year in recognition of his outstanding service in promoting philanthropy for the benefit of the community. Shockley has been responsible for helping to establish over $2 million in endowed gifts at the foundation… Read more »
A Pancake Supper will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the Community Church at Ocean Pines. The event is sponsored by the youth who will be a part of the Appalachia Service Project this summer. The pancake supper is an annual fundraiser to support their summer mission trip to Appalachia to repair homes for… Read more »
Ocean City Surfrider Foundation’s Shelly Dawson accepts a $2,500 check from Lindsey Chetalat, a senior at Stephen Decatur High School, who was one of three Baltimore Ravens’ outstanding community volunteers for 2008. Chetalat received her award during the Ravens victory over the Redskins in December. The standout selected the Surfriders to receive the grant for their… Read more »
The Kiwanis Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City recently learned about the Maryland Coastal Bays Program during its monthly meeting. Pictured is Anita Ferguson Todd, outreach coordinator, being thanked by Club President Corky Widerman for being last month’s guest speaker.
Rita Inez HarrisCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Rita Inez Harris, age 86, died, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2008 in Cambridge, Mass.Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Schaub and Anna Busch Schaub. She was preceded in death by her husband George L. Harris, Sr. in 1988.Harris had worked as a secretary for many years… Read more »
More than two dozen Ocean City Surfrider Foundation volunteers and Ocean City Beach Patrol partners enjoy the sunny, blustery winter weather to pick up trash along beaches in north Ocena City last Saturday. Pictured above are students from Salisbury University, Stephen Decatur High School and employees from Starbucks.
Berlin Intermediate School’s Builders Club, a club of Kiwanis International, was chartered last weekend and the club officers were installed. The Kiwanic Club of Greater Ocean Pines-Ocean City helped welcome 52 students as charter members of the new club. The purpose of the Builders Club is to build leadership and teamwork while serving the community. Officers… Read more »
Twelve members of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office provided successful detail with no incidents at last month’s inauguration festivities. At last week’s meeting, the Worcester County Commissioners and Sheriff Charles Martin honored those deputies, pictured above, who served at the inauguration with certificates of appreciation.
Ocean City’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) held its Feb. 4 meeting at the new Worcester Technical High School. Dr. Leonard Berger, center, EDC President and Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel Owner and CEO, is pictured with Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jon Andes and Board of Education members Jonathan Cook, President Bob Hulburd, Past President Garry Mumford,… Read more »